Bobbili mandal

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Bobbili mandal
Bobbili mandal is located in Andhra Pradesh
Bobbili mandal
Bobbili mandal
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 18°34′00″N 83°22′00″E / 18.5667°N 83.3667°E / 18.5667; 83.3667Coordinates: 18°34′00″N 83°22′00″E / 18.5667°N 83.3667°E / 18.5667; 83.3667
CountryIndia
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictVizianagaram
HeadquartersBobbili
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total240,031
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Bobbili is one of the 34 mandals in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, India. Bobbili town is the headquarters of the mandal. The mandal is bounded by Makkuva, Seethanagaram, Balajipeta, Salur, Ramabhadrapuram, Badangi and Therlam mandals.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 census, the mandal had a population of 122,964. The total population constitute, 61,092 males and 61,872 females —a sex ratio of 1013 females per 1000 males. 12,369 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, of which 6,383 are boys and 5,984 are girls —a ratio of 938 per 1000. The average literacy rate stands at 63.99% with 70,768 literates.[1]

Government and politics[edit]

Bobbili mandal is one of the mandal in Bobbili (Assembly constituency), which in turn is a part of Vizianagaram (Lok Sabha constituency), one of the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies representing Andhra Pradesh.[3] The present MLA is Venkata Sujay Krishna Ranga Rao Ravu, who won the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, 2014 representing YSRCP.[4][5] Bobbili was a Lok Sabha constituency till 2008.[6]

Towns and villages[edit]

Bobbili is a municipal town in the mandal.[7] Alajangi is the most populated and Vakadavalasa is the least populated village in the mandal.[8] As of 2011 census, the mandal has 9 settlements, that includes:

  1. Alajangi
  2. Bankuruvalasa
  3. Bhojarajupuram
  4. Burjavalasa (Near) Mettavalasa
  5. Chintada
  6. Chitrakota Boddavalasa
  7. Donguruvalasa
  8. Gopalarayudupeta
  9. Gorla Seetharampuram
  10. Gunnathotavalasa
  11. Jagannadhapuram
  12. Janardhana Ranga Rayapuram @ Kintalavanipet
  13. Janardhanarangarayapuram @ Kunukuvanivalasa
  14. Kalavarai Agraharam
  15. Kammavalasa
  16. Karada
  17. Kasidoravalasa
  18. Komatipalle (Near) Bobbili
  19. Kondadevupalle
  20. Krishnapuram
  21. Lingamvalasa
  22. Mettavalasa
  23. Muttavalasa
  24. Narayanappavalasa
  25. Nimmalapadu
  26. Pakki
  27. Panukuvalasa (Near) Mettavalasa
  28. Paradhi
  29. Patha Bobbili (Rural)
  30. Pent
  31. Piridi
  32. Rajupeta
  33. Ramuduvalasa
  34. Rangarayapuram
  35. Seethayyapeta
  36. Sivadavalasa
  37. Vakadavalasa
  38. Velagavalasa (Near) Addumanda

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 26 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Mandals in Vizianagaram district". aponline.gov.in. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
  3. ^ "DELIMITATION OF PARLIAMENTARY AND ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCIES ORDER, 2008" (pdf). Election Commission of India. p. 22. Retrieved 20 October 2014.
  4. ^ "MLA". AP State Portal. Archived from the original on 2014-10-08. Retrieved 20 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Assembly 2014 Election Results". Elections.in. Retrieved 20 October 2014.
  6. ^ "Many aspirants for Vizianagaram LS seat". The Hindu. Vizianagaram. 12 March 2009. Retrieved 21 October 2014.
  7. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  8. ^ "Sub-District details". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 2016-03-10. Retrieved 4 June 2014.